Today, Adam Brody reminisces about several milestones in his career, revealing that he auditioned for the role of the title character in a series of films directed by James Gunn. Guardians of the Galaxy.
The star of the series “The Lonely Hearts” took part in the casting for the role Star Lord.
As you know, the role of Peter Quill was entrusted to actor Chris Pratt from the launch of the first film (2014) until the latest project of the Guardians of the Galaxy 3 trilogy, which was released in all theaters last May.
The actor spoke to Variety about his attempts to get into the world of superheroes. Brody seems to have always had a particular soft spot for Marvel.
Adam Brody revealed today that he failed his Guardians of the Galaxy audition.
In an alternate universe, we could probably see The OC’s famous star as one of Marvel’s most beloved and famous characters in the superhero cinematic world.
Adam Brody tried to audition for the role of Peter Quill/Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy and apparently really wanted the role, but the role went to Chris Pratt, who, however, the actor, to this day, he considers much more suitable for this role . In particular, in an interview with Variety, Brody says that Chris Pratt had better qualities than him because he was “more muscular and stronger” than him. And then she adds that she really appreciated him in this role.
However, Chris Pratt had other well-known contenders for the role besides Adam Brody: Zachary Levi also tried to get the role, as did Michael Rosenbaum, who played the lead role in Smallville.
Adam Brody, other failed auditions
Adam Brody spoke to diversity not only about some of his preferences in the acting field, but also about his failures when applying as an actor for famous films.
Among them is the name Extreme love is tough love (In the original language lilies), the film in which they met and fell in love Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez. (You can read more about it here).
Adam Brody was interested in the role, which he then took on Justin Bartha.
The actor said:
“I remember how I liked the script. I remember that in the end (Affleck) died in such a way that he left a mark on me. I remember he was sitting on the shore, bleeding, and the sand seemed to suck him in. It was a good image that they didn’t use in the film at all.”
What happened to Adam Brody
Everyone knows Adam Brody from his role in OS, interpreted Seth Cohen. Compared to his roles in the early 2000s, we can say we have not yet seen him so diligently involved in well-known projects for the big screen.
We know that in 2022 he starred in Miniseries Hulu/Disney+ Fleishman in pieces.
He played the best friend of Jesse Eisenberg’s character, a 40-year-old who returns to his conquests after a divorce.
Coincidentally, the character played by Brody also responded to Seth’s name in this film.
Among the latest roles, one cannot fail to note the role of the superhero Freddie in the film. Shazam! Fury of the gods. (March 2023). Don’t miss our exclusive interview with the film’s director.
Now the actor is 43 years old, since 2014 he has been married to actress Leighton Meester. Together they had two children (eldest in 2015 and second child in 2020).
Adam Brody, his stance on Methos’ acting
The curiosity about Adam Brody’s performances is that the actor does not particularly appreciate Methos Acting, this acting technique that comes from the Stanislavsky method.
Widespread in the United States since the 1930s, thanks to the Group Theater Acting Lab in New York, it has developed into a favorite acting technique among some of the biggest movie stars. Hollywood such as James Dean, Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale and Brad Pitt.
In particular, Adam Brody finds the method of acting particularly boring for him, which he talks about diversity:
“I find it boring as hell more than anything. Sounds incredibly boring, but I take my hat off to them. (…) I don’t know if I miss being able to get away from it quickly? I don’t know. It’s more comfortable for me. And it seems very uncomfortable and also boring.”